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My request for rollback

You undid my request for rollback rights. I was editing it, and I added a ":D". Sorry if that looked like vandalism.

Thanks for undoing that ;D  Qbgeekjtw  22:07, 16 December 2012 (UTC)

Rihanna - Stay genre

Hey, I edited the genre from R&B because it is NOT an R&B song. The song is a Pop ballad with piano driven notes that contains elements of the soul genre as well. The Genre of the song is Pop, soul NOT R&B. Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:12, 16 December 2012 (UTC)

Blue-footed Booby

Hi. Jes, you are right. I should advise. I beg your pardon. English is not my language. I am an user of esperanto Vikipedio and I translate from English. I noticed that the part I took (Communication) is again at the end of the article, so it was double and now it is doubled again.-- (talk) 21:47, 17 December 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for reverting

Actually, I personally have no qualms about such crap staying on my talk page for everyone to see what kind of editors we get here ;) The worst kind of vandalism that must be reverted is those that blank or refactor comments or impersonate other users' signatures. I've left another message on his talk page. Kudpung กุดผึ้ง (talk) 21:52, 17 December 2012 (UTC)


OK,you're right, I'm new to Wikipedia and I'm a little fuzzy on what's ok and what's not. Thank you for contacting me and telling me, I know now hat you are one of the nicer people. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Surfergurl123 (talkcontribs) 21:56, 17 December 2012 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!

  The Defender of the Wiki Barnstar
You've got enough anti-vandalism barnstars already so I thought I'd give you this one instead for your truly excellent work using Stiki, Twinkle, Huggle, etc. Keep up the good work! Kudpung กุดผึ้ง (talk) 22:17, 17 December 2012 (UTC)

Re: Sources

I can provide an image of his death...I don't have a really credible source. But I have a picture. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:29, 17 December 2012 (UTC)

Will "Googly Eye" Wheaton

You recently removed my, and many others, edits, I only changed it once, on Wil Wheaton's wikipedia page and I understand why you wouldn't understand us, you're not a nerdfighter. Just about half an hour ago Wil Wheaton was, and still is, on a live stream to promote charities durring Project for Awesome where he proclaimed that his new nickname is "The Googly Eye Man" and mentioned a few other variations. He also promoted noting his knew nickname on his wikipedia. I understand the misunderstanding, but really I hope you check the project out. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Fuliajulia (talkcontribs) 06:15, 18 December 2012 (UTC)

Let There Be Love

Stop reverting, its called Electronic Dance, and it doesnt need to be shortened, cause its official name is Electronic Dance. And plus its no need to use, look:


-- (talk) 13:26, 18 December 2012 (UTC)

Response to your message to me

The source of my change in the article is my television, it just appeared in the news. I'm a new Indian user. Thank you — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sureshkumarmalayil (talkcontribs) 17:37, 18 December 2012 (UTC)

Bangladesh neither spicy nor filling

Thank you for your quick correction. I was confusing Bangladesh with another country. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Historythuggier (talkcontribs) 18:46, 18 December 2012 (UTC)


Regarding this edit [1] - why restore an edit that includes changing a title on Talk:Main page to "Christmaspoogate"? Thanks, JoeSperrazza (talk) 21:51, 18 December 2012 (UTC)

In response to your answer on my talk page, please revert your erroneous undo. The IP user is now claiming that your mistaken undo vindicates him and should lead to his unblocking. See [2]. JoeSperrazza (talk) 22:13, 18 December 2012 (UTC)

removed some content

I recently removed Nathalia's content but it was a mistake. I want to remove her full name from my first article, is that possible? Thank you

Leilalima (talk) 23:31, 18 December 2012 (UTC)

Hello, I'm Widr. I noticed that you recently removed some content from Nathalia Suellen without explaining why. In the future, it would be helpful to others if you described your changes to Wikipedia with an edit summary. If this was a mistake, don't worry, the removed content has been restored. If you think I made a mistake, or if you have any questions, you can leave me a message on my talk page. Thanks, Widr (talk) 23:22, 18 December 2012 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Leilalima (talkcontribs)

Thank you

For the barnstar. 'Twas nothing, mate. :-) You have no idea how much these little user awards mean to me! -T.I.M(Contact) 00:22, 19 December 2012 (UTC)

I don't know how to add a citation. Can you teach me? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sureshkumarmalayil (talkcontribs) 04:24, 19 December 2012 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!

  The Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
You really need to stop beating me to reverts. Vacationnine 15:45, 19 December 2012 (UTC)


I have been doing a lesson for my class (thus the vandalism) and your quick responses have been an essential tool, so thanks for that. Don't worry, I've only got one class left. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Historythuggier (talkcontribs) 16:43, 19 December 2012 (UTC)

Gun control

Hi you undid my edit on gun control, this one:

With all due respect, did you check the content of that edit? The referenced paper says quite clearly in the paragraph I cited, that the findings were not significant. That means that they are not useful as a statistical conlusion. If you want to make the presentation of the edit more clear then fine, but it simply undoing this edit leaves the article stating incorrect facts. Feel free to modify the edit to make things more appropriate, but please leave the article stating the correct conclusions of the referenced material. Thanks! — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 08:04, 18 December 2012 (UTC)

Please point out the edit you are referring to. As far as I can see, the only undoing I've made was the one calling gun control "terrible legislation", which is clearly a case of not adhering to NPOV. Widr (talk) 08:25, 18 December 2012 (UTC)

Okay sorry I am a wikiidiot who is trying to correct an error on the gun control page and it keeps getting undone. I cant figure out who undoes it or why or how to do it properly. The problem is in the Impact On Mortality section right here:

"Martin Killias, in a 1993 study covering 21 countries, found that there were significant correlations between gun ownership and gun-related suicide and homicide rates. There was also a significant though lesser correlation between gun ownership and total homicide rates[3] "

The second sentence there is incorrect. In fact the paper referenced says quite clearly on page 304, second paragraph that the correlation is not statistically significant. Specifically, it says:

"There is indeed a positive correlation between gun ownership rates and non-gun homicide rates (.212 and .473 respectively, in Table 3, when the two countries with extreme scores are included), but it is not as strong as the correlations found between gun ownership and homicide with guns, and NEITHER IS IT SIGNIFICANT (in the sample of 16 countries)."

So the second sentence from the Wikipedia article is incorrectly stating that the correlation was significant. It was not. Can you please help fix the article? Whatever I do it keeps getting undone by someone.

Thanks! — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:46, 19 December 2012 (UTC)

Hi,Widr and I am one of the parties who has reverted the edit. Mine is the one with the cryptic edit summary "You have misinterpreted what is said on pp 304. Non-gun not total." I apologise if this was not enough of an explanation for the undo. In any event, the sentence you want removed states "There was also a significant though lesser correlation between gun ownership and TOTAL homicide rates." This would indicate that the correlation between gun ownership and ALL types of homicide combined (guns and knives and clubs and so on...) was significant, which, as far as I can tell, is correct. What you are referring to as being non-significant is the correlation between gun-ownership and NON-GUN homicide (i.e., just knives and clubs and so on, but no gun homicide) which is true, according to page 304 of the article, but has nothing to do with the sentence you want removed. The sentence was there long before I started editing Wikipedia, and I do think it is correct and should be returned.
If you want to add the stuff from page 304, I think you may have to be careful as it requires a *pattern* of correlations to make sense, and would necessitate paraphrasing almost the whole section on page 304.
Please let me know if you agree with this.StopYourBull (talk) 23:20, 19 December 2012 (UTC)
Hey, StopYourBull. I removed the sentence previously mentioned per his/her request. But that's as far as I'm actually willing to get involved here, as I'm far from being familiar with this subject. I trust that you and the other experts will reach a consensus on further removals or addings. Thanks! Widr (talk) 23:43, 19 December 2012 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!

  The Special Barnstar
I've already given you two barnstars, so I thought this one would be appropriate. Your daily average with STiki is equivalent to my TOTAL edit count. Great work, and I know a lot of people appreciate it!  Qbgeekjtw  00:45, 20 December 2012 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!

  The Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
Muahahaha! I've found your secret: Huggle! I shall beat you to reverts...MUAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Erm...*ahem* Good work with your vandal-reverts. Kevin12xd... | speak up | take a peek | email me 02:24, 20 December 2012 (UTC)

Journey to the Center of the Mind

Re [3]. I'm assuming an error on your part, right? -- (talk) 19:56, 20 December 2012 (UTC)

Anzhi Makhachkala

Hi! I have included the word "Ovtseyoby" (Sheepfuckers) in the list of FC Anzhi's nicknames. It's very popular name which is used by fans of almost all Russian top-clubs (Spartak Moscow, CSKA, Zenit SPb, etc...) (talk) 20:15, 20 December 2012 (UTC)

Channel Chasers

No offense, but I am certain the list of cultural references on the Channel Chasers page is all wrong. I would rewatch the episode. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:56, 21 December 2012 (UTC)

Larry King

You didn't give me a chance to put my source down that Larry King died. This is my source:

Ok. Sorry about that. I thought it was the Larry King that hosted Larry King Live. — Preceding unsigned comment added by BoxerMan21 (talkcontribs) 20:53, 21 December 2012 (UTC)

RE: A barnstar for you!

Thank you for the star, and many thanks for reverting GWs, they are really obnoxious  . Tbhotch. Grammatically incorrect? Correct it! See terms and conditions. 21:12, 21 December 2012 (UTC)

Keegan Gerhard

I have only posted minor changes with all factual information all cited. Is there a reason you would delete all work? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Clchesnutt (talkcontribs) 21:22, 21 December 2012 (UTC)

Congratulations from STiki!

The Gold STiki Barnstar of Merit
Congratulations, Widr! You're receiving this barnstar of merit because you recently crossed the 25,000 classification threshold using STiki.

We thank you both for your contributions to Wikipedia at-large and your use of the tool.

We hope you continue your ascent up the leaderboard and stay in touch at the talk page. Thank you and keep up the good work! West.andrew.g (talk) 05:07, 22 December 2012 (UTC)

Duran Duran

I cannot agree with You. I added 'dance-pop' genre to the music genres of Duran Duran, because this IS one of the typical dance-pop groups of 1980s. And look in the 'list of dance-pop artists' page on Wikipedia - Duran Duran is there. So I think, I was right when I did it. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 18:15, 22 December 2012 (UTC)

Magik (rapper)

Hi there Widr! Thanks for helping out with pending changes patrol - I've been pleasantly surprised by the consistent lack of any backlog there since it was reintroduced. I just noticed the review you did at Magik (rapper), and while you rejected one of the vandal edits, the version you reverted to still had vandalism in it. I'm not sure if this was an oversight or a misunderstanding of the PC interface, but if you could watch out for stuff like that next time, that would be great. Best — Mr. Stradivarius (have a chat) 21:57, 22 December 2012 (UTC)

Alicia Keys - sample fallin'

Umm... go listen to the song. its obvious. If u need me to put a citation, ill go get it. Geez. There are sources for it. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:10, 23 December 2012 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:26, 23 December 2012 (UTC)

Can you go away now. I don't want to read "new message" every 5 secs on my screen. I am trying to read — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:31, 23 December 2012 (UTC)

Nima soltani

Nima soltani Hi I did not remove the tag to be a vandal. I removed the tag because of my interest in Persian Antiquity and understanding this subject may actually be important, and per the tags line inviting those who would like to improve the article a shot at doing so, as long as they are not the original author. - I would like a week to do so - Ill cite it for needing cleanup in the meantime. Boatingfaster (talk) 04:29, 23 December 2012 (UTC)

The Warlords

Thanks for being another editor stemming the tide of abusive edits on The Warlords. It’s strange. Clearly the same person, but different IPs on each edit? I have put in a request the page be protected. --SpyMagician (talk) 17:09, 23 December 2012 (UTC)


...for reverting my user page. CambridgeBayWeather (talk) 19:48, 23 December 2012 (UTC)

tupac and jada

tupac and jada have been dating each high skul u chek the source.... — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:36, 23 December 2012 (UTC)


I was rushed so i had to do a quick job I understand your concern. I will more effectivly state the falseness of darwinism on my next edit — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:25, 24 December 2012 (UTC)

My edit

Hi, as Nicholas Hault is a British actor, a dd/mm/yy format should follow throughout the page, hence why I attempted to change the date from an American, to a British format. (talk) 13:16, 24 December 2012 (UTC).

Ahh, your message makes sense now. I don't know if my computer had a problem or if I mistyped but I meant to change it to '7 November' and not what I put. I've since changed it to what I intended it to be. Apologies, (talk) 18:45, 24 December 2012 (UTC).

Nick Nemeth

I believe you did make a mistake. I have met Nick Nemeth (Dolph Ziggler) myself and he is a resident of Hollywood, Florida — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 18:53, 24 December 2012 (UTC)

I removed the content on Olivia Olson because her information on her career was already explained, so it felt pointless to have it again. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Purple123x (talkcontribs) 02:42, 25 December 2012 (UTC)

David Karp

Yea, I don't edit pages at all... I just read them on my iPad ... And I'm really getting sick of being told I have a new message when I don't even edit pages... — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 09:43, 25 December 2012 (UTC)

Confusion about your message

We don't understand your message. What contribution did you undo and what do you mean by it appearing not constructive to you? We cannot find our translation. What happened to it? Did you delete the whole thing? I guess you speak Polish, so why not write in Polish? Here's the site: — Preceding unsigned comment added by Halare (talkcontribs) 13:36, 25 December 2012 (UTC)

Best wishes, Halina and Henryk — Preceding unsigned comment added by Halare (talkcontribs) 13:29, 25 December 2012 (UTC)

Confusion about your message

so where should we do the translation? We're new to it, so need some guidance. Halina — Preceding unsigned comment added by Halare (talkcontribs) 13:50, 25 December 2012 (UTC)

OK, there was some misunderstanding. Halare wants to create a Polish version of Barbara_Hulanicki article and the proper place for it is: w:pl:Wikipedysta:Halare/brudnopis. I moved this partialy translated content to pl Sandbox of Halare and undid changes in English article. -- CLI (talk) 16:47, 25 December 2012 (UTC)

Bill Nye article

Why do you keep editting my addition to the Bill Nye page? He does not do any research. How is that biased? It is completely objective and neutral. If anything, YOU are being biased. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:17, 27 December 2012 (UTC)

The information you are adding is not attributed to a reliable source. Absence of evidence that Nye doesn't conduct research does not meet the bar for inclusion into the article.  little green rosetta(talk)
central scrutinizer
01:36, 27 December 2012 (UTC)

Shi Shi

Dear Widr, I was trying to clarify the interpretation on the panda Shi Shi's name. I am Chinese, and so know a lot about the name. I was not trying to be silly. Please undo your undo. Hi! I read your last message to me. Here's the source: The character means feces. Please understand. Thanks!— Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:58, 28 December 2012 (UTC)


hey, i edited Nena (album) because on the offical page for 99 luftballons it says the translation is 99 toy ballons, and the literal translation is 99 air ballons not 99 red ballons, so i figured it should reflect what the actual translation is according to the actuall 99 luft ballons page... here's link as proof — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 18:42, 29 December 2012 (UTC)

Balázs Sebestyén

Hello, I dont understand why you cancelled my changes. I made his shows in a better table than it was before. I made seperate comlumn for the Hungarian name of the show and for the English originals of the shows where he was presenter. I dont understand why it is not constructive for you. Please revise your opinion. Thank you. Tamas — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:31, 30 December 2012 (UTC)


My edit on JME was constructive as he was telling people to do so on twitter. (talk) 00:11, 31 December 2012 (UTC)

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